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9th Dec, 2016 | 10:35pm

Leeds face anxious wait following Jansson substitution v Brighton

By Harvey Byrne

Pontus Jansson left the pitch after 88 minutes in Friday evening’s Championship clash with Brighton and the club are now waiting to see if he can play on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old centre-back appeared to be holding his hamstring as he left the field and manager Garry Monk revealed after the game that he was unsure why the Sweden international was brought off.

The on-loan man has emerged as a vital part of the club’s defence since joining in the summer and the team will now face an anxious wait to see if he can face Reading, as revealed by BBC Sport broadcaster Adam Pope on his personal Twitter account.

Jansson has played 14 times for the Yorkshire giants this season and is one of the key reasons why the club are sat in a lofty fourth place.

However, his display against Brighton was not deemed up to his usual standards by supporters on Twitter.

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Fans will still be hoping that he is back to face the Royals, who are also doing well in the Championship in third place.

The Berkshire outfit, like Leeds made a good managerial appointment in the summer with Jaap Stam and they are now reaping the rewards.

In other Leeds news, fans reacted on Twitter to Roofe’s display over Brighton.